Robert Hughes Mount, Jr. Poetry Prize
The Auburn University English Department awards the annual Robert Hughes Mount, Jr. Poetry Prize, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets, and endowed by Mrs. Frances Mayes. It is a $100 prize for the best poem submitted by an Auburn University student. Graduate or undergraduate students may submit up to three poems to the mailbox of the Prize Coordinator, Professor Jeremy Downes, in the English Department, 9030 Haley Center. Please include contact information on each page submitted.
Winner for 2007
|• Lacy Marschalk|
Winner for 2005
Emily McCann, "Everyday Mythology" and "Unconscious"
Judged by Richard Joines
Winners for 2004
Nancy Grimes, "The Uncertainty"
|•||Marianne Kunkel, "Bound"|
|•||Robert McAlister, "Anatomy Lab"|
Judged by Peter Huggins
Winners for 2003
Jerry Hinnen, "Zumwalt"
|•||Jane Daugherty, "The World, My Oyster"|
|•||Jerry Hinnen, "And Your Little Dog, Too"|
Judged by Susan S. Chambers
Winners for 2002
Jerry Hinnen, "Sonnet of the Apes"
Katherine Perry, "A Pauper's Art"
Honorable Mention: Cindy M. Staudt, "Daughters of the Sun"
Judged by Davis McCombs
Winners for 2001
Kimberly Martz, "To Beginnings"
Honorable Mention: A poem by Allie Stacker and a second poem by Kimberly Martz
Judged by Katherine Soniat
Last updated May 1, 2007